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44.5 million new malware variants recorded in 1 month

2015/06/12

Softpedia - (International) Symantec released findings from a report revealing that new malware variants increased by over 50 percent in May to 44.5 million, that the most commonly seen threat on the Apple OS X operating system (OS) was a trojan virus that changes the domain name system settings of affected computers, and that medium-sized companies were the most frequently targeted by spear-phishing attacks.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/44-5-Million-New-Malware-Variants-Recorded-in-1-Month-484138.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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